Emad Abu Ghazy

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Emad Badr El-Din Mahmoud Abu Ghazy
عماد بدر الدين محمود أبو غازي
Minister of Culture
Assumed office
5 March 2011
Prime Minister Essam Sharaf
Personal details
Born (1955-01-03) 3 January 1955 (age 62)
Cairo, Egypt
Nationality  Egypt
Spouse(s) Bothaina Kamel
Children Mariam Abu Ghazi
Alma mater University of Cairo
Religion Islam

Emad Abu Ghazi (Arabic: عماد أبو غازي‎‎; born 3 January 1955) is an Egyptian professor of archival studies at the University of Cairo, who is one of the Egypt's former Minister of Culture.[1] He has also worked as the secretary general of the supreme council of culture in Egypt.

Early life and education[edit]

Abu Ghazy was born in the Egyptian city of Cairo in 1955, his parents were former minister of culture Badr El-Din Abu Ghazy and artist Reaya Helmy, his father's uncle was Egypt's number one sculptor Mahmoud Mokhtar. He graduated from El-Kawmeya school then entered the faculty of arts in the University of Cairo where he specialized in archival studies, he received his Bachelor's degree in 1982, his Master's degree in 1988 and his Doctorate in 1995.